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French Wine Scholar (Wednesday evenings)

French Wine Scholar (Wednesday evenings)

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18 hours

Event Description

The French Wine Scholar (FWS) study and certification program from the Wine Scholar Guild is geared for members of the wine trade and avid French wine enthusiasts. It is endorsed by the National French Wine Office and successful candidates are conferred the French Wine Scholar title (FWS) and encouraged to use the FWS post-nominal as part of their professional signatures. They will also receive the French Wine Scholar certificate and lapel pin.

Course Dates (All Wednesday Evenings):

  • 1st Feb: Introduction & Alsace
  • 8th Feb: Champagne
  • 15th Feb: Burgundy
  • 22nd Feb: Beaujolais, Jura, Savoie
  • 1st Mar: Loire 
  • 8th Mar: Bordeaux
  • 15th Mar: Languedoc, Roussillon
  • 22nd Mar: Rhone
  • 29th Mar: South-West, Provence, Corsica 
  • 5th Apr: Study break
  • 12th Apr: Exam (100 multiple choice, 1 hour exam at 7pm)

The Fee includes:

  • A comprehensive Study Manual (latest edition)
  • Approx 50 key French wines to taste at each session from all regions including lesser known wines from Corsica, Jura, Savoie and South West.
  • Cheeses to enjoy with each regional session
  • Professional tuition by Wine Scholar Guild certified tutor
  • Examination fees
  • Use of Sussex Wine School wine tasting glasses
  • Access to the E-Learning Package (20 multimedia modules, review quizzes, forums, downloadable maps & etc)
  • Internationally recognised qualification certificate and pin for those who pass.

Course Tutor: Jonny Gibson 

*Note - By way of comparison, the fee for Wine Scholar Guild's tutored online course is currently $950, around £795 at latest exchange rates. The online format does not include wine tasting (we will be tasting around 50 wines) or the chance to ask questions or enjoy the benefits of a live classroom setting.

Invoice/receipt available on request - simply email us after your purchase.

Flexible Payment

Flexible payment options are available on request. Please get in touch to discuss. Please note full payment is required before the course start date.

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